Health and safety in small businesses

The Health and Safety Executive can help new businesses and existing small businesses take simple steps to get their health and safety organised.

There is a free basic guide including two ready-made self assessment forms for a risk assessment and a health and safety policy.

If you employ agency workers you can also find further information on health and safety issues.

You can buy a ready made comprehensive, low cost health and safety starter pack containing the most essential HSE publications.

More help and advice can be found on